October 16, 2018

Donald Trump Spends 90 Minutes Shaking Hands with Hundreds of Naval Academy Grads.

President Donald Trump delivered the commencement speech at the U.S. Naval Academy’s graduation ceremony in Annapolis, Maryland on Friday and vowed to shake the hand of each outgoing student. “I could make this commencement address — which is a great honor for me — and immediately leave and wave goodbye.” “Or, I could stay and shake hands with just the top […]

40 Years Later: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Boots Roman Polanski… Cosby Too

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organization that bestows the Academy Awards announced Thursday that it has voted to expel two prominent members convicted of sexual offenses, Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski, from its membership. It’s the first major decision since the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences implemented revised standards of conduct for its […]

Low Energy: 90th Academy Awards Ratings Are A Total Disaster, Least-Watched Oscars in History.

Correction: Ratings drop was 20 percent from last year. BREAKING: Viewership for the Academy Awards plunged 20 percent from last year to a record-low 26.5 million. — The Associated Press (@AP) March 5, 2018 No, I did not watch the Oscars last night. Sorry, I was not going to be lectured to about gun control […]

OUT AT OSCAR: Motion Picture Academy Votes To Expel Harvey Weinstein

Oscar voters still oddly silent on Roman Polanksi, though. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which votes on and holds the yearly Hollywood self-celebration, the Oscars, voted Saturday to expel embattled film producer Harvey Weinstein after nearly 40 women have come forward to complain the mogul sexually harassed — and even sexually assaulted […]

HYPOCRISY: Academy May Vote To Remove Weinstein While Polanski Still A Member

“Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski among its ranks” In order to save face amidst the bombshell Harvey Weinstein sex scandal, where the movie mogul is alleged to have engaged in habitual sexual harassment of young women for decades, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will convene this weekend to decide whether or not […]

‘Moonlight’ wins best picture at botched Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar winner, take two. Barry Jenkins’ “Moonlight” — not, as it turned out, “La La Land” — won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset and an unprecedented fiasco that saw one winner swapped for another while the “La La Land” producers were in mid-speech. Presenters Warren […]

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